Consensus Analyst Earnings Estimates: Southwest Airlines Co.'s (LUV)

Looking about the past performance history, the company jumped 0.16% for the last five trades and exhausted -3.54% in one month period. (NYSE:JCP), at its latest closing price of $3.10, it has a price-to-book ratio of 0.70, compared to an industry average at 8.42.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co. To get more accurate idea of the relative valuation of a company, we need to consider the P/E ratio in conjunction with the future earnings per share growth rate. (NYSE:LUV) or 3.60 million shares. On Tuesday, April 17 Stephens maintained Southwest Airlines Co. Uptrending stocks trade above their moving averages, while downtrending stocks trade below.

Shares tumbled 2.6% to 52.41 on Thursday. LUV underperformed the S&P500 by 4.35%. (NYSE:LUV) was sold by Wells Gregory D on Tuesday, February 27. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) presently has a 10 month price index of 0.89638. The profit will be $436.51M for LUV if $0.75 earnings per share becomes true.

Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $1.65 and $1.4, respectively, according to 18 analysts. Revenues in the previous quarter were driven by increased passenger demand from the holiday season, while the earnings benefited from better operational efficiency. It's up 0.23, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. (NYSE:LUV) rating on Friday, April 15. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 619 points as shareholders feared that rising oil price sand other costs will slow down growth in company profits. (NYSE:LUV) is -2.80% away from the 20-Day Simple Moving Average. Sigma Planning owns 10,153 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. The stock "LUV" was trading at a distance of -2.56% from 20 days simple moving average, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -5.86% while it has a distance of -7.08% from the 200 days simple moving average. The company has a market capitalization of $31,678.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.39, a P/E/G ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.14. (NYSE:LUV)'s ROIC is 0.182688. The Wisconsin-based Cortina Asset Management Llc has invested 0.81% in the stock. (NYSE:LUV) on Thursday, December 14.

Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 1.8. Romo Tammy sold 2,300 shares worth $133,466. And Dalal Street Llc has 6.34% reported of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. Bank of America lowered Southwest Airlines from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $73.00 target price on the stock.in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. The business had revenue of $4.88 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.91 billion. This is a positive change from Southwest Airlines Company's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. (NYSE:LUV) has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, March 26 by Morgan Stanley. The Volatility 3m of Southwest Airlines Co. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $59.87. In Thursday, December 14 report Atlantic Securities upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of LUV in report on Monday, January 8 with "Buy" rating. On Monday, November 13 the firm earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, March 22 by UBS.

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $145,884 activity.

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) institutional sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 41 Increased: 45 New Position: 14. 116 funds took holdings and 188 increased holdings.

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. Perkins Capital Management Inc owns 61,000 shares or 1.39% of their United States portfolio. Affinity Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3,500 shares. Oakbrook Limited Co owns 49,510 shares. The stock experienced 0.38% jump, arriving at $54.98 on 04/23/2018. Finally, OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. raised its holdings in Southwest Airlines by 76.1% during the 4th quarter. Whittier holds 0.01% or 2,200 shares. This based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Therefore 40% are positive. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of Southwest Airlines Co.

Meanwhile, Spirit Airlines (SAVE) reported first-quarter earnings per share that beat analyst expectations. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. In this respect, the company is expecting to see fuel prices rise by about $2.10-$2.15 in Q1.

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